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A History of Service

That Extends Beyond Our Walls

Our hospital was built on a foundation of service to the community. Through the combined commitment and effort of our administrators, board members, physicians, associates, volunteers, government officials, consultants, architects and community members, we anticipate and respond to the needs of our neighbors with community outreach and education programs. Now, as part of the AdventHealth family, AdventHealth Ocala, formerly Florida Hospital Ocala, is well prepared continue our focus on whole-person care for future generations. 

Serving. Teaching. Healing.

Community Outreach and Education Efforts

Extending the healing ministry of Christ means reaching out to offer help and support to all the residents of our community. We do it through programs such as Healthy Home, Mom 365, and Prestige 55. For our youngest community members, we offer Pediatric Orientation to all first grade classes in Marion County. This partnership with teachers educates children about medical care, stranger danger, bike safety and using 9-1-1. We also have strong partnerships with other health care providers, as well as volunteer opportunities across the community.

News and Events

What’s Happening at AdventHealth Ocala

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Bites and Stings- Stay Safe this Summer

Learn how to prevent bites and stings, and what to do if you get one.
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Understanding Birth eClass

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Our Understanding Birth eClass is a unique online learning experience that provides comprehensive information you can trust as you prepare for the upcoming birth of your baby. This class will be taken from your home computer at any time convenient for you. Once you register online, you will receive...
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Nutrition Tips for Your Stage of Life

Food is the fuel that powers us through the moments, experiences and memories of our lives. Discover nutrition tips to support you at your stage of life.
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Parkinson's Support Group

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Sponsored by the National Parkinson's Foundation, this group encourages patients, families, friends and care team members to learn more about caring for and coping with Parkinson's.
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Denyse Bales-Chubb Named CEO for AdventHealth Tampa

Bales-Chubb will assume leadership of the hospital on July 1.
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Private Consultations on Medicare

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SHINE Volunteers will assist you in navigating through your Medicare questions.
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Support Groups & Gatherings

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  • Prestige 55

    Making life after 50 more active, informed, fun and full of friends. To explore membership, visit prestige55.org.

  • Weight Loss Support Group

    Offers interactive and informative monthly support group experiences from peers, emotional support, recipe & clothing exchange and post surgery life. Meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6-8 pm in Auxiliary Conference Center.

  • Diabetes Support Group

    Free of charge, group provides tips, techniques and support you need to help manage your diabetes. Range from insulin pump patients to non-insulin dependent patients. Call Call352-620-8600 for a referral.